Coronavirus global death toll hits 45,541
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More than 45,541 people have died globally and thousands of others have fallen ill due to the novel coronavirus, according to multiple reports.
Europe and the Americas are seeing the vast majority of new cases. The US has the world's largest outbreak: more than 912,650. More than 4,500 people have died from the virus in the US as of April 1.
Italy, which has the world's second-highest caseload, at more than 105,700, has also recorded over 13,155 deaths — the most of any country impacted by the coronavirus.
At least 203 countries and territories have reported cases. More than 191,826 people known to be infected have recovered, mostly in China.
Many governments have declared nationwide lockdowns or otherwise dramatically restricted travel, affecting hundreds of millions of people. A third of the world is under some form of lockdown.